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While Democrats are often thought of as opponents of school choice, new data show the story is not so simple: an examination of trends from 2016 through 2018 revealed that while white Democrats have grown staunchly opposed, their Black and Hispanic peers remain in favor of charter schools.

U.S. Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska

Russian Tupolev Tu-95 turboprop-powered strategic bombers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday.

Republican Congressmen Launch War Veterans Fund PAC

Republican Reps. helped launch the War Veterans Fund PAC on Wednesday, part of a push to elect more veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2020. Speaking at the Republican National Convention headquarters, Dan Crenshaw (Texas), Mike Gallagher (Wis.), and Michael Waltz (Fla.) urged Republicans veterans wishing to continue their service to consider a run for Congress.

Nancy Pelosi Under Siege From Impeachment Hungry Dems

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is reluctant to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump, but her Democratic colleagues have other ideas.

Inslee Signs Law Permitting Human Composting

Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee (D., Wash.) signed a bill on Tuesday permitting the “natural organic” method of burying human remains, making Washington the first state to legalize human composting.

U.S. Warns Assad Regime Preparing New Chemical Weapons Attacks

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

The United States confirmed that it sees evidence that embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad is gearing up to again use chemical weapons attacks against his citizens in a protracted and bitter war that has caused scores of casualties in the war torn country.

Dems Tied to Obama’s Pro-Iran ‘Echo Chamber’ Spread Terror Regime’s Anti-Trump Talking Points

Javad Zarif

A cadre of former top Obama administration figures and their allies in Congress have been working to amplify anti-Trump talking points issued by a senior Iranian regime official in what sources have described as an effort by Obama’s pro-Iran echo chamber to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.

Dem Leaders Side With Iran as Trump Admin Seeks to Counter Terror Regime

Sen. Dick Durbin

Democratic congressional leaders held a press conference on Tuesday in which they sided with Iran in an increasingly tense standoff that has pitted the hardline Islamic regime against the Trump administration as it seeks to thwart Tehran’s regional terror operations.

Sen. Richard Durbin (D., Ill.) and other top Democrats lashed out at the Trump administration over its efforts to isolate the Iranian regime, claiming in talking points that mirror those from Iranian leadership that President Donald Trump and his national security team are “itching for a confrontation with Iran.”

Federal Efforts to Secure Key Cities From Mass Terror Attack Found Faulty

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan

A federal investigation into a nationwide program to secure America’s top cities from a mass terror attack has found that the Department of Homeland Security has not adequately tracked local progress in detecting threats and cannot provide assurances that cities participating in the program can sustain efforts to thwart terror attacks.

Navy Again Sends Warship to Disputed S. China Sea

USS Preble

For the second time this month, a Navy warship conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea designed to push back against expansive Chinese maritime claims to the waterway.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble sailed within 12 nautical miles of the disputed Scarborough Reef on Monday, said Lt. Cmdr. Tim Gorman, spokesman for the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

U.S. Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska

Russian Tupolev Tu-95 turboprop-powered strategic bombers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday.

Republican Congressmen Launch War Veterans Fund PAC

Republican Reps. helped launch the War Veterans Fund PAC on Wednesday, part of a push to elect more veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2020. Speaking at the Republican National Convention headquarters, Dan Crenshaw (Texas), Mike Gallagher (Wis.), and Michael Waltz (Fla.) urged Republicans veterans wishing to continue their service to consider a run for Congress.

Dems Tied to Obama’s Pro-Iran ‘Echo Chamber’ Spread Terror Regime’s Anti-Trump Talking Points

Javad Zarif

A cadre of former top Obama administration figures and their allies in Congress have been working to amplify anti-Trump talking points issued by a senior Iranian regime official in what sources have described as an effort by Obama’s pro-Iran echo chamber to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.

Nancy Pelosi Under Siege From Impeachment Hungry Dems

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) is reluctant to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump, but her Democratic colleagues have other ideas.